ALBME

Public Actions

  • Synopses of public license actions are posted on a current basis as they are made public.
  • Disciplinary documents may be downloaded by using:
  • For certified copies of public disciplinary documents, you can request them using our Request for Public Records form. Please include the full licensee name and license number. There is no fee for this service. Documents will be delivered electronically via email unless mail is requested.
  • Public actions against physicians are a permanent record.

Recent Actions

SEPTEMBER 2022

Sep. 15 - Ginger L. Alred, MD (MD.4325), Alabaster - effective Oct. 7, 2022, the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate is voluntarily surrendered.

Sep. 15 - Frank B. Lee, MD (no license), Allen TX - Dr. Lee shall cease and desist the practice of medicine in Alabama.

Sep. 15 - Michael W. Proctor, MD (MD.11525), Madison - the medical license is voluntarily surrendered.

Sep. 23 - Jeffrey Coykendall, MD (MD.42202), Irondale - the conditions in the voluntary restriction are amended.

AUGUST 2022

Aug. 5 - Ludonir C. Sebastiany, MD (MD.44831), Centreville - the medical license is voluntarily restricted.

Aug. 18 - Laurence J. Cibley, MD (MD.22222), Dallas TX - the medical license is voluntarily surrendered.

Aug. 18 - John P. Scanlon, DO (DO.458), Anchorage AK  - the medical license is voluntarily surrendered.

Aug. 24 - Patrick F. Kelly, DO (DO.1531), Andalusia - the medical license is reprimanded, an administrative fine is assessed, and additional CME credits are required

Aug. 24 - John H. McFarland, MD (MD.11404), Opelika - the medical license is reprimanded, an administrative fine is assessed, and additional CME credits are required

Aug. 29 - Sammy F. Becdach, MD (MD.25345), Huntsville - the medical license is revoked.

Aug. 29 - Kevin R. Diel, MD (MD.30614), Opp - a fine is assessed and conditions are placed on collaborative practices.

Aug. 29 - Farhaad R. Riyaz, MD (MD.41982), Manassas VA - the medical license is reprimanded and placed on probation.

Aug. 29 - Hobert J Sharpton, Jr., DO (DO.205), Cullman - the medical license is returned to full, unrestricted status. 

JULY 2022

Jul. 21 - Vinit V. Patel, MD (MD.21022), Hoover - the medical license is voluntarily surrendered. 

Jul. 28 - Richard L. Snellgrove, MD (MD.16922), Fairhope - the probation on the medical license is lifted.


Fine for Failure to Renew AL Controlled Substances Certificate

Yamima Bashir, MD (MD.41088), Mobile AL